Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Ink-saving tips

Image by The Library of Congress via Flickr Even though our customers are already saving money buy shopping at CW San Diego for their ink and toner needs, there’s always more we all could be doing to reduce our use … Continue reading

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Delete fonts to free up hard drive space

Image by hownowdesign via Flickr Modern hard drives offer capacities in the hundreds of gigabytes. Yet we still manage to fill them up with pictures, videos and music, documents and applications. Remember when we thought, “Wow, 20GB. I’ll never use … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Enjoy your Desktop

Most of us who spend a fair amount of time working on a computer appreciate our desktop. We decorate it with a picture of our kids, our significant other or maybe just an image that relaxes us when we aren’t … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting tips for refilled ink cartridges

Reusing ink cartridges benefits both the environment and your pocketbook, but there can occasionally be an issue with a reused cartridge that causes it to not give out ink or fail to be noticed by your printer. The following tips … Continue reading

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Improve network speed with DNS

If you have a home or office network you have probably noticed that on occasion a webpage will load slowly or you may even get a time-out message in your browser. Sometimes this may be caused by an overload of … Continue reading

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Font selection effects ink conservation

Did you ever think that the font you select to print with could effect the number of pages a cartridge can deliver? Obviously printing a great deal of bold characters on a page will use more ink, but it is … Continue reading

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Printing holiday photos

There are several factors to consider when it comes to printing out those photographs taken during the holidays. I’d like to offer a few thoughts on some of those factors in order to help you decide how best to accomplish … Continue reading

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Keep it clean

Image by mskogly via Flickr The number one cause of premature death in electronic devices is heat. The primary cause of heat is poor ventilation, a lack of airflow over the electronic circuitry. Lack of proper airflow is usually caused … Continue reading

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Keep it clean…and be safe

Image by Steve Rhodes via Flickr Did you realize that failing to keep your electronics clean could actually impact your security? Back in the ’70s I was fortunate enough to work in both law enforcement and national intelligence. Both taught … Continue reading

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Preventing data loss

For some time now we’ve been offering compatible film rolls for Panasonic and Brother fax machines. We can offer substantial savings compared to buying originals from the office supply store or the manufacturer online. There is a personal security issue … Continue reading

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